Mel Sherratt has been nominated for the prestigious Dagger in the Library crime writing award, after crime lovers everywhere voted online for their favourite authors. The five author shortlist was then compiled by a panel of judges including previous winner Steve Mosby.Mel Sherratt - Woman of the Week Unlike most literary prizes, the Dagger in the Library is awarded for an author’s entire body of work.

Discover the secret to Mel’s success – Last week Mel Sherratt appeared on Hearst as ‘Woman of the Week’ – sharing her inspirations, empowerment and success.

“Hearst speaks to one in three women in the UK, giving them – and you – the inspiration and information to live the life you choose.”  Hearst UK CEO – Anna Jones

What people have been saying about Mel Sherratt’s upcoming book, FOLLOW THE LEADER:

“Mel SFollow the Leader by Mel Sherrattherratt is a gifted storyteller. In Follow the Leader all of her skills are on show; the plot shifts from one terrifying crime to the next, never slowing in pace. The new DS Allie Shenton novel is the reading equivalent of riding a rollercoaster with no brakes. Once you begin you’ll be on a high octane journey until the final surprising page.”  Kate Rhodes

“Just finished reading it (it was impossible to put down) and it is magnificent! Pulled me in from so many angles, and it’s brilliantly plotted. It’s so powerful.”  Anne Flosnick

This eagerly awaited psychological thriller will be out in February 2015, and translation rights have already been sold in Italy and Turkey.